Álftanes is a town, municipality and low-lying peninsula which extrudes from the eastern part of Reykjanes, located in Iceland's Greater Reykjavík Area.
Álftanes has a population of 2,484 as of January 2011. The village of Álftanes is located on Álftanes, as is the residence of the President of Iceland, Bessastaðir.
The municipality of Álftanes was merged into the neighboring municipality of Garðabær in January 2013.
- ^ Political division
- ^ Mainly statistical division
Coordinates: 64°06′26″N 22°00′59″W / 64.10722°N 22.01639°W